Outlook 2016 is a great email client program that lets you connect your Yahoo Mail account easily within few steps. Once configured, you won’t need to sign-in to your Yahoo Mail account frequently to check your emails. You can do that and much more through Outlook directly. To know how to configure your Yahoo Mail account in Outlook 2016, follow the guide listed below.

Configure Yahoo Mail Account in Outlook 2016

Steps to Configure Yahoo Mail Account in Outlook 2016:

1.) Open the Outlook 2016 on your desktop and click on the File tab located on the top left corner of the window.
Open the Outlook 2016 on your desktop and click on File

2.) Click on Add Account option. A new window will open.

 Click on Add Account

3.) Click on Manual setup or additional server types option and click the Next button.

Click on Manual setup or additional server types

4.) Select POP or IMAP option on the next screen and click Next. You will be directed to the POP and IMAP Account Settings window.

Select POP or IMAP

5.) Add information as mentioned below:

User Information

  • Your Name: Enter your name
  • Email Address: Enter your Yahoo Mail account email address.

Server Information

  • Account Type: IMAP
  • Incoming mail server:imap.mail.yahoo.com
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP):smtp.mail.yahoo.com

Login Information

  • User Name: Enter your user name
  • Password: Enter your password

Now, click on the More Settings button located on the same window at the bottom right corner.

Add information and click on More Settings

6.) Select the Outgoing Server tab. Check the box next to options:

  • My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication
  • Use same settings as my incoming mail server

Select Outgoing server tab

7.) Then, go to the Advanced tab and verify the following information:

  • Incoming server (IMAP): 993 or 143
  • Incoming server encrypted connection: SSL
  • Outgoing server (SMTP): 587 or 465
  • Outgoing server encrypted connection: TLS or Auto

Click OK when you are done and then click the Next button.

go to the Advanced tab

8.) You will see a Test Account Settings window appearing on the window. If you would have entered all the information correctly, the test will complete successfully. Click Close and then click Next.

Test Account Settings window

9.) Finally, click Finish once the test gets completed. Now, you will be able to access your Yahoo Mail account easily through Outlook 2016. You can see your Yahoo Mail account appearing on the left side of the Outlook 2016 window.

click Finish

If you need any further assistance regarding your Yahoo Mail account or if you are unable to configure it by following the above-mentioned steps, you can contact Yahoo customer service experts for assistance. As a leading Yahoo Mail customer support service provider, we assure you to cater you with the most appropriate solution for your issues in the most sophisticated manner.

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How to Configure Yahoo Mail Account in Outlook 2016?

One thought on “How to Configure Yahoo Mail Account in Outlook 2016?

  • August 20, 2017 at 2:08 am

    This information is very helpful to me, thank you very much for the information


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